Janet Flammang, Professor Emerita; Author; Table Talk: Building Democracy One Meal at a Time
In the current political climate, it is important for all of us to learn how to have difficult conversations. Flammang helps us understand why political conversations are so difficult and how table talk provides everyday opportunities to practice and teach the art of conversation.
Robert Reich, Chancellor's Professor of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley; Former Secretary of Labor; Author, Saving Capitalism Holly Kernan, Executive Editor for News, KQED—Moderator Read more »
Steve Forbes, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief, Forbes Media; Author, Reviving America: How Repealing Obamacare, Replacing the Tax Code and Reforming the Fed Will Restore Hope and Prosperity Duf Sundheim, Political Activist and Mediator; Former Chair, California Republican Party—Moderator Read more »
Arlie R. Hochschild, Ph.D., Professor Emerita, Department of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley
In conversation with Phil Bronstein, Executive Chairman of the Board, Center for Investigative Reporting Read more »
Lanhee J. Chen, David and Diane Steffy Research Fellow, Hoover Institution; Former Policy Director, 2012 Romney-Ryan Presidential Campaign Larry Gerston, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science, San Jose State University; Political Analyst, NBC Bay Area; Author, Reviving Citizen Engagement, and The Road to Hana; Twitter @lgerston Barbara Marshman, Editorial Page Editor, Mercury News; Twitter @barbmarshmanRead more »
An American Icon Lets Loose on Politics, Race, Religion, Inequality, Sports, and Media
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, NBA Hall of Fame Inductee; Columnist, Time Magazine; Author, Writings on the Wall: Searching for a New Equality Beyond Black and White
In conversation with Van Jones, CNN Commentator Read more »
Sam Dodge, Director, Mayors Office of Housing Opportunity, Partnerships and Engagement (HOPE) Mark Farrell, San Francisco Supervisor, District 2 C.W. Nevius, Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle
We see the sad lives of the homeless in our beautiful city, and our hearts sink. But is there an answer? In different ways, our three panelists have given a great deal of attention to the problem. They will share their observations and possible remedies.
Carson Bruno, Research Fellow, Specializing in California Politics and Policy; Twitter @carsonjfbruno Melissa Caen, Political Analyst, CBS SF and SFGate.com; Twitter @melissacaen1 James Taylor, Ph.D., Director of African American Studies and Professor of Political Science, University of San Francisco; Lecturer, African American and African Diaspora Studies Department, UC Berkeley Read more »